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Fourteen Jordanian Hajj pilgrims die due to excessive heat

At least 14 Jordanian nationals died during Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, media reports said.

Saudi Arabia is set to participate in the prestigious Miss Universe for first time

In a historic move, Saudi Arabia is set to participate in the prestigious Miss Universe competition for the very first time.

India-Saudi Arabia joint military exercise underway in Rajasthan

The inaugural edition of India-Saudi Arabia Joint Military Exercise ‘Sada Tanseeq’ commenced on Monday (January 29, 2024) at Mahajan region in Rajasthan.

BRICS expansion: Saudi Arabia officially joins bloc

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia has officially become a full member of the BRICS group of emerging economies, the Gulf Arab nation's state television announced on Tuesday.

Iran eliminates visa requirements for 33 nations, including Gulf states

Dubai: Iran announced that it was eliminating the need for visas for 33 nations, including Gulf nations like Saudi Arabia, with which Tehran had tense relations for many years before a recent reconciliation.

Russia and Saudi Arabia rally OPEC+ nations for unified oil cuts

Riyadh/IBNS: The world's two biggest oil exporters, Saudi Arabia and Russia, on Thursday called for all OPEC+ nations to join an agreement on output cuts for the good of the global economy, just days after a fractious meeting of the producers' club, Reuters reported.

Islamic nations grouping calls 'urgent extraordinary meeting' on Israel-Gaza conflict

Jeddah (Saudi Arabia): A high-level coalition of Islamic nations has summoned an "urgent extraordinary meeting" in Saudi Arabia to deliberate on the Israel-Gaza conflict, AFP reported.

Saudi Arabia may put peace deal with Israel on back-burner amid Israel-Palestine conflict: Report

Riyadh: Amid the Israel-Hamas conflict, Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudia Arabia took his first phone call from Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Reuters reported.

Saudi Arabia: Mass killings of migrants occurred at Yemen Border, says Human Rights Watch

Saudi border guards have killed at least hundreds of Ethiopian migrants and asylum seekers who tried to cross the Yemen-Saudi border between March 2022 and June 2023, Human Rights Watch alleged in a report released on Monday.

Saudi Arabia: Suspected assailant and US consulate guard killed in shooting

Jeddah: At least two people died in a shooting incident close to the US consulate in Jeddah on Wednesday.

Sudan's devastating war in Khartoum enters third month with death toll surpassing 2,000

Khartoum/Sudan: Sudan's war in Khartoum continues to escalate, now entering its third month, as the reported death count reaches over 2,000.

Woman researcher becomes first Saudi female to join space mission to International Space Station

Cape Canaveral: A private space mission organised by Axiom Space is scheduled to launch from Florida, carrying the first two Saudi astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS).

Over 1 million polio vaccines destroyed in Sudan during looting amidst conflict

Khartoum/Sudan: Over one million polio vaccines that were meant for children have been destroyed due to the recent increase in violence and looting in Sudan, UNICEF reported.

Ceasefire efforts continue in Sudan as truces remain unsuccessful

Khartoum/Sudan: The Sudanese military announced that it had dispatched representatives to Saudi Arabia to negotiate the specifics of a ceasefire that is currently in the process of being prolonged with its paramilitary adversaries, on Friday.  

Saudi Arabia evacuates nationals, foreigners from Sudan

Riyadh: Saudi Foreign Ministry announced on Saturday the evacuation of Saudi citizens and other nationals from Sudan as fierce fighting continues in the country.